Career options with a Masters or a Doctorate in
The graduate program in mathematical sciences at Jacobs University
is designed to equip students with the necessary tools and
scientific maturity to embark on a research career in academia or
Due to the central role of mathematics in science, there is a
never ceasing demand for mathematicians in academia worldwide.
Universities and colleges offer tenure-track and tenured positions
to Ph.D.s; certain positions are more focused on research and
others more on teaching.
Graduates in mathematical sciences are well sought after by
non-academic employers. Consequently, mathematicians enjoy a large
choice of well-regarded jobs outside of the university world, for
example in research and development, finance, banking, and